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Table 3 Included studies: Comparison of Efficacy of Neonatal Eye Prophylaxis for Prevention of C. trachomatis conjunctivitis

From: Neonatal prophylaxis with antibiotic containing ointments does not reduce incidence of chlamydial conjunctivitis in newborns

Study Ref. No. Prophylaxis Odds ratio, 95% CI
Hammerschlag (1980) 12 Erythromycin v. Silver nitrate 0.06 [0.00, 0.33], p = 0.002*
Bell (1987) 24 Erythromycin v. Silver nitrate 0.60 [0.14, 2.04], p = 0.436
Hammerschlag (1989) 3 Erythromycin v. Silver nitrate 0.56 [0.23, 1.38], p = 0.206
   Tetracycline v. Silver nitrate 0.44, [0.14, 1.25], p = 0.104
  1. * Statistically significant